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Groupon Tech and Product Team

Software Development Engineer II


Key Responsibilities

o    Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.

o    Responsible for the overall systems architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance.

o    Developing and delivering quality services on-time and on-budget. Solutions developed by the team use Java, Spring, Stripes, Postgresql, Redis and other web technologies.

o    Maintaining current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology.

o    Candidate must be able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support

Basic Qualifications

o    5+ years experience in software development

o    Extensive experience designing and building large scale, highly distributed mission critical services

o    Proficiency in one major object oriented programming language (Java, C++, Ruby, etc)

o    Experience and thorough understanding of relational databases such as Postgres and/or MySQL

o    Proven track record on delivering results, especially in the area of writing high-performance, reliable and maintainable code.

o    Ability to work well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements.

o    Proficiency with *NIX development environments

o    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

o    BS or MS in computer science or equivalent experience from Premier Institute

Preferred Qualifications

o    Experience in Ruby on Rails and Java

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